Delta Votes.
Your voice. Your choice.

On October 15, 2022, Delta residents will elect 1 mayor, 6 councillors, and 7 school trustees (School District No. 37). Tsawwassen First Nation residents are eligible to vote for school trustees.

Candidate nomination packages will be available for pick up at the Office of the City Clerk at Delta City Hall on Tuesday, August 30th at 9:00 a.m.

The Local Elections Campaign Financing Act requires that candidates submit their financial disclosure documents to Elections BC. Campaign Financing Disclosure Statements can be viewed online at Elections BC when available.

Contact Elections BC at 1-800-661-8683 for questions about campaign financing or advertising.

Nomination Period

  • Begins Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.
  • Ends Friday, September 9, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.
Other Important Dates

January 1 to September 16, 2022

Election Period

Campaigns must report all expenses incurred during the election period

July 18 to September 16, 2022

Pre-Campaign Period

Election advertising rules come into effect

August 30 to September 9, 2022

Nomination Period

Begins at 9 a.m. on August 30th and ends at 4 p.m. on September 9th

September 9, 2022

Declaration of Candidates

4:01 p.m. in the Council Chamber, Delta City Hall

September 1 to 30, 2022

Mail Ballot Application Period

September 23, 2022

Mail Ballot Packages

Available for pick up at City Hall or can be mailed

September 17 to October 15, 2022

Campaign Period

Candidate and third party expense limits apply

October 15, 2022

General Voting Day – 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

October 19, 2022

Official Election Results

4:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber, Delta City Hall

January 13, 2023

Campaign Financing Disclosure Statement Due

Deadline to file campaign financing disclosure statement

Candidate Roles and Responsibilities

Delta City Council

As the governing body of the City of Delta, Delta City Council makes collective decisions in the best interest of the City. Delta City Council consists of seven members: one mayor and six councillors. The Community Charter empowers Council to address existing and future needs of the city. Each member of Council is entitled to one vote on matters that come before Council.

Delta Board of Education

The Delta School District is administered by the Delta Board of Education; seven trustees govern the District by establishing education and administrative policies and regulations. Trustees set local policy for the effective and efficient operation of schools and prepare and approve the School District’s operating budget and capital plan. Trustees represent their communities and carry out the responsibility in accordance with the School Act.

    Electoral Organizations

    An electoral organization is an organization that endorses a candidate or candidates in general local elections for the purposes of promoting the candidate(s). An electoral organization may be referred to as a "civic political party." Anyone may form an electoral organization, however only electoral organizations registered with Elections BC may endorse candidates, receive campaign contributions and incur election expenses.

    Important Note: The deadline to apply to register an elector organization for the 2022 General Local Elections is August 2, 2022.

    For information on electoral organizations, including how to register an elector organization, visit Elections BC.